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PICS – China

This is a collection of picture galleries from China, the result of trips to different parts of the country over many years. Consult the...

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (11) – Beijing (2)

This post is about the last days in Beijing and the return journey   View 2011 Trans-Siberian Railway on Sandalsand’s travel...

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WHC List #0881 – Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Watch your step in this park, nothing is arbitrary, everything has a meaning. To those who understand. The UNESCO World Heritage List...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (11) Forbidden City

“The Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang” is no. 439 on UNESCO’s World Heritage...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (10) Silk production process

Video from guided tour of Beijing silk store showing the six larva stages, the two qualities of silk cocoons, how the threads are...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (9) Temple of Heaven

“Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing” is no. 881 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This video is...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (8) Temple of Heaven Park

Early morning workout in Temple of Heaven Park in central Beijing. Very popular public exercise equipment. Audio: Traditional folk music...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (7) Summer Palace

“Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing” is no 880 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Here follows a few video snaps...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (6) Qianhai Lake

A walk along a pleasant lake and nearby area. Audio: Traditional folk music from China. Read the full story here.      ...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (5) Hutong

A walk through the redeveloped hutongs of Beijing. Read the full story here.       This video was published on YouTube Jan...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (4) Great Wall at Mutianyu

“The Great Wall” is no. 438 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The video is from the restored Mutianyu section. Audio:...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (3) Cloisonne factory

Guided tour of Cloisonné production plant and store outside Beijing.       Read the full story here.   This video was...

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (10) – Beijing (1)

First day in Beijing and a visit to the Great Wall   View 2011 Trans-Siberian Railway on Sandalsand’s travel map.   Friday...

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VIDEO – China – Beijing (2) Yonghe Lama Temple

Video snaps from the Yonghe Lama Temple in central Beijing with its several temple buildings, incense urns and worshippers. Audio:...

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (9) – Train to Beijing

The train into Beijing from the Mongolian border.   View 2011 Trans-Siberian Railway on Sandalsand’s travel map.   Friday...

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